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could both turner read today. both states a bloated obama last year. -- could both turner r red tape. both states voted obama last year. in virginia, the republican came from behind and has a double- digit lead. the democrat is walking a tightrope trying to win obama supporters but also distancing himself. president obama campaigned for both democrats. washington-lac -- washington backlash could work against them. in upstate new york, and republican dropped out and endorsed the democrat against the conservative candidate. and maine is trying to determine if they should roll back the same sex law. washington is watching these races very closely. voter frustration is attributed to the millions of people who cannot find a job. wbal-tv. >> a first of its kind program begins in maryland today keeping an eye on maryland practitioners and how often they wash their hands. the program will place secret shoppers in hospitals to make sure practitioners' practice proper hygiene. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. what do you think of a program that monitors doctor's hand hygi
to afghanistan in july. he is survived by his wife, parents, and sisters. president obama says he will release his strategy for afghanistan. he says it will seriously confronted al qaeda and its allies. >> last night, historic tradition as the state dinner came to life. obama hosted the prime minister of india. hollywood and people from world affairs were there. >> when these nations realize the trends and achievements, cheers. please be seated. >> the president was asked about strategy in afghanistan. >> it is my intention to finish the job. >> sources say the president will add 30,000 troops to the war zone. he will ask nato allies to send 10,000 more. it would give the general what he wants. republicans demanded it. concerns coming in about cost. democrats propose a war tax to pay for it. they are concerned about whether it would work. a decorated iraq veteran quit his post over strategy. >> if we have more troops, the taliban is not. to come to the table for nicklas haƏtian until we start to withdraw. >> obama will let out his plan next week. a hearing some more funding will occur here. i
election of president barack obama one year ago, republicans scored big wins last night in two key states that the president carried. virginia and new jersey. our washington bureau reporter has the latest results. >> after a neck-and-neck race, republican chris christy pulled out the winner in new jersey. -- win new jersey. >> this is about the future of the state we love, new jersey. >> his victorious despite his competitor that campaign with the president several times. another win. >> my promise to you as governor is at the same as my promise to you as a candidate for the position. >> just because we did not get the right result tonight is not mean we can get home and unwind. we have to keep working. >> democrat picked up new york for a win. there was a contentious special election. >> we sent the message loud and clear, it put aside partisanship and declared we are ready to move forward not backward. >> last night's results prove to voters are paying attention to the administration, but the white house says it does not think it provide any insight into what will happen in next year's
." >> the stakes are monumental for president obama. >> we have an obligation to create a better health-care system that works for our people, businesses, and government alike. >> he leans on lawmakers' in person on friday to try to close the deal for democrats. the house plan gets a powerful endorsement from the aarp. their plan would expand coverage at the expense of medicare. nbc news. >> 38 degrees -- attorneys for the convicted sniper make a last attempt to spare his life. >> in new details of the discovery of more bodies inside of a convicted rapist home. what they have in common and how they hope to link the suspect two other unsolved crimes. >> here is a live look at traffic. volume is picking up on the ring ring ring ring progresso. hi. we love your weight watchers endorsed soups but my husband looks the way he did 20 years ago. well that's great. you haven't seen him... my other can is ringing. progresso. hey can you tell my wife to relax and enjoy the view? (announcer) progresso. you gotta taste this soup. to start losing essential nutrients? not long. in fact, green beans lose... half t
-- major nidal hasan. he could face the death penalty. president obama will review all the details in the case. >> people continue lining up for hours to get doses of the swine flu vaccine. thousands of inmates will be getting their jobs. the state has received its first shipment of the swine flu vaccine and will provide jobs to some inmates and staff. inmates that are pregnant, under the age of 24 with underlying conditions, and those ages 25 to 64 with high-risk health complications, and staff assigned to prison medical units are included in the priority group. what do you think of a plan to immunize prison inmates against swine flu while bay -- while there's still such a demand among the general population? email us at watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> it's 48 degrees. coming up, a jury has convicted a man for murder of an anchorman and now decides whether he will live or die. >> the parents who claimed their son was in a fly away helium balloon, that we will have news on them. >> the roads are wet. be careful. it's pretty windy. it's pretty windy. >> 52 degrees at the maryland scienc
. >> president obama spent hours yesterday with the loved ones who lost some of wounded in the ft. hood shooting. he said that cannot happen in america. >> we pay tribute to 13 men and women who were not able to escape the core of or even in the comfort of home. the memory will be -- the core werhorror of war even in the comfort of home. >> some scary moments for baltimore city students when some were stabbed in different incidents at different schools. one is accused of cutting a student on the arm. it happened around 3:30 yesterday afternoon. the victim was taken to the hospital. no word on his condition. a few hours later, a student was stabbed in the back. six young men trapped in black hooded sweatshirts, black and green bandanas were charged. five are in custody. police will not specify how they got in the school. >> another teenager -- the howard county council voted to put a tanning bed ban into effect immediately. becoming the first county in the country to do so. young people are more likely to burn with a tin producing skin cancer. the board cannot amend the parental consent policy. >
last year. president barack obama is in china this morning on a three-day visit that will highlight the deep economic ties. 11 news reporter brook hart is in washington with more on a speech to university students. >> in shanghai, president obama tried to open talks american style. >> thank you very much for the question. >> at a town hall with chinese students he said free discussions are a source of strength. >> we do not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation. but we also don't believe that the principles that we stand for are unique to our nation. >> the event was tightly run by china's government. the students were handpicked and coached, their questions scripted. to widen the audience the white house streamed the event on its website. it is not blocked by china's government. >> thank you so much for your hospitality. >> earlier the government met with leaders in shanghai. one who highlighted g.m.'s strong sales there this year. >> absolutely. i think they've learned from their operations here in terms of increasing sales back in the united states. >> in be
news reporter tracy potts has that from washington. >> when president obama hears from his economic experts this morning, they'll mention the new numbers on pending home sales, construction spending, manufacturing and the weekend bankruptcy of c.i.t. that company finances more than half the retail industry, helping 300,000 stores pay for the products you buy. c.i.t.'s chapter 11 filing shows the economy is still hurting. >> our work is not yet done. we are digging ourselves out of a hole and we've begun to pull ourselves back from the brink. >> but the obama administration insists stimulus money is working. we'll find out friday when the government reports how many jobs were lost in october. economists expect 175,000. the administration is focusing on jobs saved. >> when a city doesn't have to fire a fireman and they can keep teachers in the class roornlings cops on the streets, firemen in the firehouse, that's a job saved. >> but republicans say there's really no way to calculate that. >> i would hope that we've seen some economic growth. but americans all around the country contin
is keeping the value of the dollar low. according to the wall street journal, the obama administration may use money from the terps fund to close the deficit. at the new york stock exchange, jane and keen. -- kaining. >> we have good news for those that like the occasional cocktail but you like -- to not like it watered-down. accompanying says it will take a few minutes for the liquor ice cubes to process in the machine. no more watered down and drinks. >> as they melt, you're drunk gets stronger as opposed to a reg'lar drink with regular ice -- your drink gets stronger as opposed to a regular drink with regular ice. >> coming up, and ligature morning commute with traffic and weather together. >> the margin for error keeps shrinking for the ravens. we will tell you why coming up . >> do not forget to e-mail your answer to the watercooler question of the day. what do you think of towson university's decision to ban smoking on campus entirely? email us your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. by putting an end to paper medical records, we have ushered health into the digital age. saving live
. >> as president obama continues his asian tour, more discussions on capitol hill. the trio of the administration officials including vice president joe biden and tom daschle are meeting to help secure more votes for a health care bill. he has enough to start debate though cautiously optimistic. >> we will come up with a bill that we feel comfortable with and give to the american people. >> they are meeting with senate democrats to discuss the bill which could be unveiled as early as today. it includes several changes, such as a new proposal for long- term insurance program to assist the elderly and disabled. many gop are opposed. >> the public is saying that they do not want any more bills that are 2000 pages. >> the vote could come as early as this friday. in washington, nikole killion, wbal-tv. >> two weeks after a mess hall -- mass homicide, the army says there is a growing number of soldiers suicides. >> and a hostage situation in florida. >> here is a live look at traffic, i-95 in howard county. tough call. dealer: well, during the volkswagen sign then drive event you can get a jetta, tigua
could react. >> he is head of state, and he izturis, president obama in beijing. >> it is nice and quiet this tuesday morning. the forecast in just a few minutes. >> progress to report
malik hasan remains hospitalized. president obama and the first lady will attend a memorial at fort hood tomorrow. there is continuing coverage on our website, wbaltv.com. including the names of all the victims. >> there's some good news for commuters who travel northbound on interstate 95 this morning. the lanes have re-opened. an accident involving a tractor-trailer carrying liquid nyro general shut down all northbound lanes in harford county. four people suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. there's no word on the cause of the accident. >> not so good news for the ravens fans. much like in the first game against cincy, the ravens dominated. at the half the ravens were being shutout. hopes came crashing down as they missed a critical field goal. not much to do after then but run out the clock. keith mills has coach harbaugh's reaction to the loss later on in our newscast. that brings us to our "watercooler question of the day." what do you think of the ravens' hopes to make it to the playoffs? email your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> washington moves on to part two of health
homebuyers already in the house to receive a tax credit of $6,500. president obama will take on capitol hill saturday looking for votes for its health care bill. the received two big endorsement yesterday from the aarp and the american medical association. republican lawmakers and protesters rallied against the bill. house speaker's is confidence she will have the votes this weekend. > -- house speaker nancy pelosi. >> some investment banks on wall street received h1n1 for their importance employees, which exceeds the number most hospitals are getting. citigroup, goldman, morgan stanley, and in the york stock exchange say they followed proper procedure. officials say it's not their responsibility to make sure the firm distributes to a high risk of employees, a pledge to the banks are now making. do you feel the cdc gave preferential treatment to wall street investment banks with their access to the swine flu vaccine? email us at watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> coming up, what cellphone carrier is offering a cell phones for free. a number of maryland residents qualify. >> a missing baby in florida
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